In cooperation with Evangelical Seminary’s School of Lifelong Learning, Institute for Church Leadership offers a series of courses in Bible, theology, spiritual diciplines, evangelism,church history, missions, counseling and more. Anyone can benefit from these opportunities for spiritual enrichment and leadership development. Evangelical is pleased to offer these classes as a resource for building the Kingdom of God.
These non-credit courses are open to all, without any educational prerequisites. They are not seminary level courses and do not earn credit from Evangelical Seminary. The courses comprise the required training for those seeking the Local Elder’s License or Lay Preacher’s Certification in the Evangelical Congregational Church, and may be applicable to pastoral credentials for other denominations as well.
For more information, please contact Ken Nafziger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classes for Spring 2017
March 7 – April 25, 2017 6:30 – 9:15 p.m.
Instructor: Tim Seiger, MDiv, DMin
This course is an introduction to the interpretation of the Biblical text. The course will cover some of the basic skills of biblical interpretation as well as exploring issues surrounding questions concerning what the Bible is and how it “works.” The course will help equip the student to interpret, teach, and preach the Biblical text in a pastoral setting with an emphasis on moving from interpretation to appropriate application.
Online course registration deadline for Hermeneutics is March 1st. On Campus registration deadline is March 6th.
Tim Seiger has pastored in the E.C. Church for 27 years and has been pastor of Wyndamere Heights E.C. Church outside of Harrisburg, PA for the last 16 years. He received his MDiv from Evangelical Seminary and his DMin from Biblical Theological Seminary in Hatfield, PA. Tim is married to Kim and they have three children in colleges across the state.